American Association for the History of Medicine

Founded in 1925, the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) is a professional association of historians, physicians, nurses, archivists, curators, librarians, and others. The AAHM promotes and encourages research, study, writing, and interest in the history of medicine and allied fields.

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Latest Posts

Jobs: NEH Cullen Chair in History and Medicine, University of Houston

The Department of History at the University of Houston invites applicants for the NEH-Cullen Chair in History and Medicine. Established in 2020 and housed in the History Department, this distinguished professorship is critical to the University’s endeavor to link the humanities and the professions. The Chair will play an instrumental role in the research and […]

Calls for Papers: Curriculum of the body and the school as clinic: Histories of public health and schooling, 1900-2020

We have provisional approval from a commercial press for an international edited book provisionally titled, Curriculum of the body and the school as clinic: Histories of public health and schooling, 1900-2020. The book’s focus is outlined below as well as our proposed timeline for author submissions. We welcome proposals for chapters that will be 6,000-8,000 words in length. […]

Prizes: 6th Notes and Records Essay Award

Calling all historians of science – enter the 6th Notes and Records Essay Award  Are you a researcher in the history of science, technology and medicine? Have you completed a postgraduate degree within the last five years? If the answer to these questions is ‘yes’, you can enter our Essay Award for a chance to […]

Lectures: Pandemic Perspectives: Stories through Collections

Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is announcing a new program series, Pandemic Perspectives: Stories through Collections. Join curators and historians for an engaging series of panels offering perspectives on the current pandemic. Panelists will virtually share objects from the past as a springboard to a lively discussion of how to better understand the present. Audience […]

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American Association for the History of Medicine
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